Problem Solving Strategies: Small Incremental Changes

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Word Ladder from http://www.powgi.com/puzzle-word-ladder-2015-03-02/

For most software developers, being able to learn and adapt on the job is critical for success.¬†Most of the tutorials and documentation I use for learning teach one small thing at a time: how to use .map in JavaScript, or how to create forms in html, or how to get data using AJAX calls, to name a few pretty standard skills. Continue reading “Problem Solving Strategies: Small Incremental Changes”

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More Than a Hobby: Programming as a Job

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From xkcd: https://xkcd.com/1144/

I’ve been working in some capacity as a full-time software engineer for about five months now. I’ve noticed some significant differences between programming as a job and programming as a hobbyist:

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